Americans with Disabilities Act

Accessible Customer Service Policy

Overview

Customers with physical or mental disabilities deserve the same high level of service given to any other customer. At Go Doggie Style, LLC we believe this is simply common courtesy as well as good customer service.

All goods and services provided by Go Doggie Style, LLC shall follow the principles of dignity, independence, integration and equal opportunity.

Assistive Devices

We are committed to serving people with disabilities who use assistive devices to obtain, use or benefit from our goods and services. Although Go Doggie Style, LLC does not provide assistive devices in our facilities, persons with disabilities may use their own assistive devices as needed when accessing goods or services provided by Go Doggie Style, LLC.

Communication

We will communicate with people with disabilities in ways that consider their disability. We will train staff who communicate with customers on how to interact and communicate with people with various types of disabilities.

Service animals and support persons

We are committed to welcoming people with disabilities who are accompanied by a service animal on the parts of our premises that are open to the public and other third parties. We will also ensure that all staff, volunteers and others dealing with the public are properly trained in how to interact with people with disabilities who are accompanied by a service animal.

We are committed to welcoming people with disabilities who are accompanied by a support person. Any person with a disability who is accompanied by a support person will be allowed to enter Go Doggie Style, LLC premises with his or her support person. At no time will a person with a disability who is accompanied by a support person be prevented from having access to his or her support person while on our premises.

Go Doggie Style, LLC does not charge admission fees to customers or support persons.

Notice of temporary disruption

In the event of a planned or unexpected disruption to services or facilities for customers with disabilities Go Doggie Style, LLC will notify customers promptly. This clearly posted notice will include information about the reason for the disruption, its anticipated length of time, and a description of alternative facilities or services, if available.

When disruptions occur Go Doggie Style, LLC will provide notice by:

  • Posting notices in conspicuous places including at the point of the disruption, at the main entrance and the nearest accessible entrance to the service disruption and/or on the Go Doggie Style, LLC website
  • Contacting customers with appointments;
  • Verbally notifying customers when they are making a reservation or appointment; or
  • By any other method that may be reasonable under the circumstances.

Training for staff

Go Doggie Style, LLC will provide training to employees, volunteers and others who deal with the public or other third parties on its behalf; for example, all salespersons, drivers, vendors, event operators, call centers and third party marketing agents.

Training will also be provided to those who are involved in the development and approval of customer service policies, practices and procedures.

Training will be provided as soon as practicable and will be included in new hire orientation. Revised training will be provided in the event of changes to legislation, or changes to Go Doggie Style, LLC procedures and/or practices related to customers with disabilities.

Go Doggie Style, LLC will keep a record of training that includes the dates training was provided and the number of employees who attended the training.

Training will include:

  • An overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the requirements of the customer service standard
  • Go Doggie Style, LLC’s accessible customer service plan.
  • How to interact and communicate with people with various types of disabilities
  • How to interact with people with disabilities who use an assistive device or require the assistance of a service animal or a support person
  • What to do if a person with a disability is having difficulty in accessing Go Doggie Style, LLC’s goods and services
  • Staff will also be trained when changes are made to your accessible customer service plan.

Feedback

The ultimate goal of Go Doggie Style, LLC is to meet and surpass customer expectations while serving customers with disabilities. Comments on our services regarding how well those expectations are being met are welcome and appreciated.
Customers who wish to provide feedback on the way Go Doggie Style, LLC provides goods and services to people with disabilities can speak to store personnel or contact Customer Relations via phone, email or letter.

All feedback will be directed to Customer Relations.

Customers can expect to hear back in or around 5 business days. Complaints will be addressed according to our organization’s regular complaint management procedures.

Go Doggie Style, LLC

Telephone: 252-202-8798

Email: customerservice@godoggiestyle.com

Mailing Address:

Go Doggie Style, LLC
Customer Relations
PO Box 2897
Elizabeth City, NC 27906

Modifications to this policy

Go Doggie Style, LLC is committed to developing customer service policies that respect and promote the dignity and independence of people with disabilities. Therefore, no changes will be made to this policy before considering the impact on people with disabilities. Any policy of Go Doggie Style, LLC that does not respect and promote the dignity and independence of people with disabilities will be modified or removed.

Questions about this policy

This policy exists to achieve service excellence to customers with disabilities. If anyone has a question about the policy, or if the purpose of a policy is not understood, an explanation should be provided by, or referred to, Customer Relations listed above.

Notice of availability and format of documents

Go Doggie Style, LLC shall notify customers that the documents related to the Accessibility Standard for Customer Service are available upon request and in a format that considers the customer’s disability. Notification will be given by posting the information in a conspicuous place owned and operated by Go Doggie Style, LLC, the Go Doggie Style, LLC’s website and/or any other reasonable method.